Edie+ articles on this day... for April 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in April 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

April 2014

Sustainability practitioners are filling their twitter timelines and linkedin updates with high-brow terminology Every month there appears to be a new buzzword on the block, seeking to define the trends shaping green business. But as the language evolves, could it be in danger of becoming too self-serving and elitist? Maxine Perella reports
Commercial waste can be the Cinderella of the waste departmentWhy do so few councils closely scrutinise the budgetary performance of their commercial waste service? Eunomia's Peter Jones finds out why.
Water is essential for life, but many businesses still fail to recognise the commercial importance of this vital resource. Darran Messem explains why businesses must take note.
» Big changes ahead: how the Water Bill can make businesses more sustainable
» Leading cultural change through senior leadership
» Green & Black's: setting the bar on ethical trading
» Keep the lights on with tax reliefs
» Brand protection: engaging with suppliers for a more ethical supply chain
» Time for change - telling a new sustainability story
» SC Johnson Q&A - mapping out renewable energy ambitions


April 2013

VW's solar PV array is the largest of any car manufacturer in the USWaterless technology, rainwater harvesting, Platinum LEED certification and the largest solar PV array of any car manufacturer in the US, Rob Bell finds out what's driving VW's 'Think Blue.Factory' strategy at its Chattanooga facility stateside
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK CEO Richard Hands considers the concept of natural capital and the value business should be placing on it
Social enterprise helps unemployedU Can Recycling extracts value from unwanted WEEE. Nick Warburton reports on a local regeneration success story
» AMP6 price setting: what's changing?
» Behaviour change: why Unilever means business
» Ecotricity's Dale Vince: the highs and lows of a renewables advocate
» Resource efficiency is key to the evolution of the 'smart city'
» 3D printing and sustainability: the jury is out...
» Upgrading Britain's infrastructure - a constructive approach to a low-carbon economy
» Safe-guarding operations with mandatory reporting


April 2010

Remediation experts have collaborated to produce a detailed set of generic assessment criteria for 35 contaminants sometimes encountered on contaminated land. Simon Firth explains the process behind the initiative.
Chris Davenport, environmental services director, McKinnon & Clarke looks at the changing face of carbon management.
The law firm looks at how the way we vote could impact on policy and regulation.
» Recommendations to Lead Registrants
» Training is vital to building a 'sustainable mentality'
» Labour Manifesto 2010 - those green bits in full
» The Lost Deal
» Law seeks to control ship-to-ship oil transfer
» CRC transforms cutting carbon from worthy cause to sound business proposition
» Norton Rose election briefing: environment


April 2005

Vexamus Water looks at how using Lamella separators in settlement tanks can improve potable water treatment process and help WTWs keep within more stringent parameters
Is the government's Sustainable Communities Plan truly sustainable? Will plans to build thousands of new homes in the south-east of England harm the environment and mean other regions become less prosperous? CIWEM executive director Nick Reeves investigates
Jonathan Cutting of the Ewan Group and Davind Hanson of Yorkshire Water report on the findings of a post-project appraisal study of the AMP3 CSO programme
» Advances in membrane systems
» Accolade winners
» Waste firms fined £140,000 following workplace fatality
» Case C-221/03 Commission v Belgium: Belgium found to be in breach of Nitrates Directive
» Just what the 'soil doctor' ordered
» DEFRA funding maintains impetus for clean up
» Quantitative Risk Assessment answers the question: